A couple of weeks ago we had the incredible Northern Finals! It was a super fun, exciting and hot week in Grimsby Auditorium with two J Rock™ finals, as well as our Northern Open and Premier finals! Ambassadors Will and Katie tell you what it was like... We kicked off the week with our first … Continue reading The Volunteer Diaries: Northern Finals 2019!
There had been talk about there being a Rock Challenge National Final for many years before 2009; a chance for the two regions at that time (Northern and Southern) to finally meet up and compete against each other - in friendly competition of course - but few could have anticipated how truly magical the … Continue reading Flash back to the 1st ever Rock Challenge® National Final – 10 years later…
Last week saw the tour setting up in Dundee's Caird Hall for the Scottish Finals! It was a brilliant couple of days and featured the first EVER J Rock™ Scottish Final! The standard across both days was incredible and as always the Scots brought loads of energy and noise! Ambassadors and Volunteers Katy, Chelsea and … Continue reading The Volunteer Diaries: Scottish Finals 2019!
When I was younger, I was shy. If you know me now you might not believe that, but it is true. In class I couldn’t focus and was very quiet, then I discovered performing. After helping my friend learn a script, I pestered my mum asking if I could join a weekend drama class. Soon … Continue reading Florence’s Rock Challenge experience
My Rock Challenge® journey began as a performer in my school’s team, however this developed into not only performing but becoming a part of our pupil production team in my senior years of secondary school. I decided I wanted to be more involved with production elements as I had seen pupils before me do so … Continue reading Hope’s Rock Challenge® experience as a student leader
So last week we had the amazing Southern Finals in Portsmouth which were all absolutely amazing! Volunteers and Ambassadors Chris and Chloe give us the inside scoop... To kick start the week we had the Junior JRock™ Finals taking place on the Tuesday & Wednesday. Throughout both days the atmosphere was incredible and every child had … Continue reading The Volunteer Diaries: Southern Finals 2019!
A student leader in Rock Challenge® is a student or a group of students who take more of a leadership role in a school's Rock Challenge® entry. This can include taking on one or more of the following; choreography, organising rehearsals, auditioning, creating the soundtrack, costuming, set design and production, stage crew, administration and more. The … Continue reading A Guide to being a Student Leader
Rock Challenge® events just aren't possible without the help of the Rock Challenge® volunteers! These are individuals who give up their time to come along on event days and support the crew and the schools to ensure that the day runs smoothly and that everyone is happy! Don't get me wrong, we also have a … Continue reading Volunteer Accreditation!
Thank you to everyone for being patient while the Rock Challenge® team works to get all events happening on the 2019 tour! With the first 6 shows completed and the team preparing for many more in the coming weeks, we wanted to share with you how to make the most of your event day! So … Continue reading How to make the most of your event day!
After you have thought out your costume, the next step to creating a character is the make-up. This is a super exciting way to bring your performance to life and tie together all of the visual elements that make up each character. So here's some things to think about... The Character Firstly think who or what is … Continue reading Make up tips!